Jo McConnell

Chief People Officer

Jo McConnell

Jo has more than 20 years’ experience as a senior HR professional, helping complex, global businesses to change, grow and perform.

Most recently Jo was the Chief People Officer for South32, accountable for the people, corporate affairs and community functions, as that organisation prepared for listing in May 2015. South32 is a demerged entity from BHP Billiton and became Australia’s third largest mining company and amongst the top 20 mining companies in the world during 2015.

Prior to South32, Jo held various HR roles within BHP Billiton including as the Vice President - HR for the Diamonds and Potash business in London and Vancouver, followed by Vice President - HR for the corporate functions based in Melbourne.

Jo joined Latitude Financial Services in February 2016.